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Indiana State Department of Health

Maternal & Child Health (MCH) > Statistics by County > MCH County Wide Statistics - Clark MCH County Wide Statistics - Clark

Description 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Mortality              
# Fetal Deaths (FD) 10 8 8 4 5 5 5
# Neonatal Deaths (ND) 3 1 3 8 6 5 5
# Perinatal Deaths (PD) 13 9 11 12 11 10 10
# Post Neonatal Deaths (PND) 2 2 5 3 1 5 6
# Infant Deaths 5 3 8 11 7 10 11
Natality              
# Pregnancies 1,362 1,320 1,360 1,341 1,428 1,544 1484
# Live Births 1,311 1,273 1,315 1,315 1,393 1,513 1,450
# Unmarried Mothers(UM) 457 516 490 475 568 601 604
# Smoked During Pregnancy* 282 280 308 241 281 305 274
% Smoked During Pregnancy* 21.5 22.0 23.4 18.3 20.2 20.2 18.9
# Teen Pregnancies (age 15-19) 169 164 154 131 169 151 167
# Low Birthweight (less than 2500 grams) 91 93 94 114 114 129 131
    County Percent 6.9 7.3 7.1 8.7 8.2 8.5 9.0
    State Percent 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.5
# Preterm Births 114 138 135 128 152 189 185
    County Percent 8.7 10.8 10.3 9.7 10.9 12.5 12.8
    State Percent 9.1 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.5 10.3 10.8
Health Care Risk              
# Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 1,056 1,062 1,088 922 1,095 1,029 1008
% Began PNC in 1st Trimester* 66.6 83.4 82.7 70.1 78.6 68.0 69.5
Notes:
Preterm = Less than 37 weeks gestation; PNC = Prenatal care

Source: Indiana State Department of Health, HHOSC, Maternal and Child Health, and Children’s Special Health Care Services. Original data from: Indiana State Department of Health, Epidemiology Resource Center, Data Analysis Team.

*Because of birth certificate revisions, 2007 data on prenatal care and tobacco use are not strictly comparable with data from prior years. Please see the Preface in the 2007 Indiana Natality Report for more detailed information.